French Daredevil Spiderman

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French Daredevil Spiderman

Alain Robert, a French daredevil who has scaled some of the world's tallest buildings, conquered Cuba's famous Habana Libre hotel on Feb. 4 without ropes or a safety net — climbing to the top in about half an hour as hundreds of awed onlookers gasped and cheered from the streets below.


French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", reacts as he scales to the top of the 165-metre (541-feet) high Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore November 5, 2010. 

 
Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", celebrates with the Cuban national flag on the roof of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high.

Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs up the Habana Libre hotel in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high. Also seen is the Cuban national flag.
Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs up the Habana Libre hotel as a youth looks out a window in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high.
 
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 231 metre First Tower at the La Defense business district outside Paris May 10, 2012.

 
People look out of their windows as French urban climber Alain Robert, known as 'Spiderman', climbs up the 231 meter high (758 feet) First Tower, the tallest skyscraper in France, in the La Defense business district in Courbevoie, outside Paris, Thursday, May 10, 2012.

 
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the tallest building in Doha, the Torch Doha, with a height of 300 metres, in Doha April 12, 2012.

 
French climber Alain Robert, a rock climber who has become famous for climbing known buildings worldwide, climbs the 215m (705 feet) high, 50 floors Bakrie Tower building in Jakarta March 25, 2012.

 
French urban climber Alain Robert, also known as the French Spiderman, celebrates after reaching the top floor of a 22-storey hotel building in Bucharest October 14, 2011. 

 
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 261-metres-high (856.3 feet) Sapphire Tower in Istanbul May 17, 2011. Sapphire Tower is Turkey's highest building.

 
French climber Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman" stands on the tip of the Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers after scaling it one of the spires of the 452m (1,483 ft) tall building, in Kuala Lumpur September 1, 2009.

 
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 165-metre-high (541-feet) Singapore Flyer observation wheel in Singapore November 5, 2010.

 
French daredevil climber Alain Robert, known as "Spiderman", climbs up the April 25 bridge over the Tagus river in Lisbon August 6, 2007.

 
French "Spiderman" Alain Robert climbs up the Mercuriales towers in Bagnolet, eastern Paris March 15, 2006. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

 
Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs up the Habana Libre hotel in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high.

 
Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs the Habana Libre hotel in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high. 

 
Alain Robert of France, who is known as "Spiderman", climbs the Habana Libre hotel in Havana February 4, 2013. Robert, who scales buildings all over the world without safety equipment, successfully climbed the hotel which is 126 metres (413 feet) high.

 
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", climbs on the Abbey in St-Maurice October 3, 2012.

 
Alain Robert known as "Spiderman," looks over the edge from the roof of the Habana Libre hotel in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

 
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", climbs on a stained glass window of the Abbey during a recce climb in St-Maurice October 3, 2012. Robert will attempt to climb the church on October 5, 2012 after a conference.